Literature

Herbert Wells

Herbert Wells

1866 - 1946

An English science fiction writer

Ernst Theodor Amadeus Hoffmann

Ernst Theodor Amadeus Hoffmann

1776 - 1822

A German writer, composer, a great author of fairy tales

Ray Bradbury

Ray Bradbury

1920 - 2012

An American writer, a master of science fiction

Stefan Zweig

Stefan Zweig

1881 - 1942

An Austrian writer, critic, author of numerous novels and bélles-léttres biographies

Emmanuel-Henri-Dieudonne Domenech

Emmanuel-Henri-Dieudonne Domenech

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A French abbot, missionary and author of several books.

George Sand

George Sand

1804 - 1876

A French writer

Prosper Merimee

Prosper Merimee

1803 - 1870

A famous French writer, a member of the French Academy

Thomas More

Thomas More

1478 - 1535

An English thinker and writer

Arthur Conan Doyle

Arthur Conan Doyle

A Scotch and English writer

Mark Twain

Mark Twain

An American writer

Giacomo Girolamo Casanova

Giacomo Girolamo Casanova

An adventurer, a writer and a traveler

William Shakespear

William Shakespear

An English poet and playwright

François Rabelais

François Rabelais

A French writer, a satirist, a humanist

Alexandre Dumas (father)

Alexandre Dumas (father)

A French novelist and a playwright

Nadezhda Teffi

Nadezhda Teffi

1872 - 6 October 1952

Russian writer

Phyllis Gates

Phyllis Gates

December 7, 1925 - January 4, 2006

Writer

Nikolay Zabolotsky

Nikolay Zabolotsky

May 7, 1903 - October 14, 1958

Poet and writer

Sharon Creech

Sharon Creech

July 29, 1945 -

Children's writer

Jan Nisar Akhtar

Jan Nisar Akhtar

14 February 1914 - 19 August 1976

Urdu language poet

Patrick Allen (music educator)

Patrick Allen (music educator)

1955 -

English author and music education consultant

Reza Amirkhani

Reza Amirkhani

16 May 1973 -

Iranian writer

Cecilia Tan

Cecilia Tan

April 8, 1967 -

American writer

Daniil Granin

Daniil Granin

January 1, 1919 -

Russia-Soviet writer and historian

Pedro Shimose

Pedro Shimose

1940 -

Bolivian writer

Fakrul Alam

Fakrul Alam

20 July 1951 -

Academic, writer, translator

María Eugenia Vaz Ferreira

María Eugenia Vaz Ferreira

1875 - 1924

Uruguayan writer

John Dickens

John Dickens

21 August 1785 - 31 March 1851

Father of English novelist Charles Dickens

Vsevolod Ivanov

Vsevolod Ivanov

1895 - August 15, 1963

Russian-Soviet writer and dramatist

Shūgorō Yamamoto

Shūgorō Yamamoto

June 22, 1903 - February 14, 1967

Japanese writer

Arthur Marx

Arthur Marx

July 21, 1921 - April 14, 2011

American author

Eduards Veidenbaums

Eduards Veidenbaums

3 October 1867 - 12 September 1929

Latvian writer

Moshe Shamir

Moshe Shamir

15 September 1921 - 21 August 2004

Israeli writer

Ethel Mannin

Ethel Mannin

6 October 1900 - 5 December 1984

English writer

Eleanor Hallowell Abbott

Eleanor Hallowell Abbott

September 22, 1872 - June 4, 1958

American author

Yasutaka Tsutsui

Yasutaka Tsutsui

September 24, 1934 -

Japanese writer

Pavel Bazhov

Pavel Bazhov

27 January 1879 - 3 December 1950

writer

Anne Killigrew

Anne Killigrew

1660 - 1685

English poet

Anatoly Rybakov

Anatoly Rybakov

1911 - December 23, 1998

Russian writer

Jesús Huerta de Soto

Jesús Huerta de Soto

23 December 1956 -

professor of political economy and author

Fred Vargas

Fred Vargas

1957 -

French writer

Aleksey Apukhtin

Aleksey Apukhtin

November 27, 1840 - August 29, 1893

Russian writer and poet

Paul Stewart (writer)

Paul Stewart (writer)

1955 -

British writer

Fyodor Abramov

Fyodor Abramov

February 29, 1920 - May 14, 1983

Soviet writer

Tony Asher

Tony Asher

1939 -

Writer, Composer, Songwriter

Bihari Lal

Bihari Lal

1595 - 1663

Hindi poet, who wrote the Satasaī

Hirotada Ototake

Hirotada Ototake

April 6, 1976 -

Japanese writer

Mary Brave Bird

Mary Brave Bird

1953 - 14 Feb 2013

Lakota author and indigenous rights activist

Gjekë Marinaj

Gjekë Marinaj

1965 -

Poet, translator

Rebecca Wirfs-Brock

Rebecca Wirfs-Brock

1953 -

American writer

Jess Nevins

Jess Nevins

July 30, 1966 -

Writer

Robert Grant (novelist)

Robert Grant (novelist)

January 24, 1852 - May 19, 1940

Novelist, jurist

Imad Rahman

Imad Rahman

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Pakistani-American writer

Louis Scutenaire

Louis Scutenaire

29 June 1905 - 15 August 1987

Belgian poet

Mike Southon (writer)

Mike Southon (writer)

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Entrepreneur and author

Kenneth Bulmer

Kenneth Bulmer

14 January 1921 - 16 December 2005

Writer

Duanmu Hongliang

Duanmu Hongliang

25 September 1912 - 5 October 1996

Author

Jaime Sáenz

Jaime Sáenz

October 29, 1921 - August 16, 1986

Bolivian writer

David Fisher (writer)

David Fisher (writer)

1929 -

A British professional writer for television

Aleksa Šantić

Aleksa Šantić

1868 - 1924

Bosnia and Herzegovina poet

Hajime Kanzaka

Hajime Kanzaka

July 17, 1964 -

Japanese writer

Al Siebert

Al Siebert

January 21, 1934 - June 25, 2009

American writer

Zawgyi (writer)

Zawgyi (writer)

12 April 1907 - 26 September 1990

Burmese writer

João de Deus

João de Deus

March 8, 1830 - January 11, 1896

Portuguese poet

Malcolm Ogilvie

Malcolm Ogilvie

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British ornithologist and writer

Constantin Stamati

Constantin Stamati

1786 - September 12, 1869

Romanian writer

Leila Berg

Leila Berg

1917 - 17 April 2012

British writer

Anand (writer)

Anand (writer)

1936 -

Indian writer

Charlotte Maria Tucker

Charlotte Maria Tucker

8 May 1821 - 2 December 1893

English children's writer

Konstantin Balmont

Konstantin Balmont

1867 - 1942

Russian poet

Jenny Nimmo

Jenny Nimmo

January 15, 1940 -

Children's writer

Shivani

Shivani

October 17, 1923 - March 21, 2003

Indian writer

Amanda McKittrick Ros

Amanda McKittrick Ros

8 December 1860 - 2 February 1939

Irish writer

R. A. Torrey

R. A. Torrey

28 January 1856 - 26 October 1928

American writer

Khoja Akhmet Yassawi

Khoja Akhmet Yassawi

1103 - 1166

Sufi Poet

Yuri Rytkheu

Yuri Rytkheu

8 March 1930 - 14 May 2008

Russian writer

Fumiko Enchi

Fumiko Enchi

2 October 1905 - 12 November 1986

Japanese writer

Nanami Shiono

Nanami Shiono

7 July 1937 -

Japanese writer

Wilton G. S. Sankawulo

Wilton G. S. Sankawulo

26 July 1937 - 21 February 2009

Writer and President of Liberia

Onat Kutlar

Onat Kutlar

January 25, 1936 - January 11, 1995

Turkish writer

William Wharton (author)

William Wharton (author)

7 November 1925 - 29 October 2008

American author

Inger Christensen

Inger Christensen

16 January 1935 - 2 January 2009

Poet, novelist, essayist, editor

Joey Comeau

Joey Comeau

September 26, 1980 -

Writer

Ron Allen (playwright)

Ron Allen (playwright)

September 13, 1947 - August 10, 2010

Afro-American poet and playwright

Nigel Barker (photographer)

Nigel Barker (photographer)

27 April 1972 -

British photographer, former model, author, filmmaker

Charlotte Auerbach

Charlotte Auerbach

14 May 1899 - 17 March 1994

Geneticist, author

C. H. Sisson

C. H. Sisson

22 April 1914 - 5 September 2003

Writer

James Welch (writer)

James Welch (writer)

November 18, 1940 - August 4, 2003

American writer

Vardis Fisher

Vardis Fisher

March 31, 1895 - July 9, 1968

Novelist, essayist

Johann Georg Christian Lehmann

Johann Georg Christian Lehmann

25 February 1792 - 12 February 1860

Writer

Attilâ İlhan

Attilâ İlhan

15 June 1925 - 11 October 2005

Turkish writer

Stephen Graham Jones

Stephen Graham Jones

1972 -

American writer

Evangeline Walton

Evangeline Walton

24 November 1907 - 11 March 1996

American writer

Bertrice Small

Bertrice Small

December 9, 1937 -

American writer

Derek Mahon

Derek Mahon

23 November 1941 -

Poet

Duane Simolke

Duane Simolke

1965 -

American writer

Thomas van Aalten

Thomas van Aalten

26 September 1978 -

Dutch writer

Benedikt Sarnov

Benedikt Sarnov

January 4, 1927 -

Russian writer

Rachel Field

Rachel Field

September 19, 1894 - March 15, 1942

Novelist, poet, children's author

Johan Turi

Johan Turi

March 12, 1854 - November 30, 1936

Norwegian writer


Living octopus

Living octopus

In countries which are located near sea coasts, sea food is an important part of national cuisine